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Early Stage Researcher (ESR 7) – PHD Candidate for DARE (Disability Advocacy Research in Europe) to start in September 2019


EASPD offers a position of Early Stage Researcher (ESR) within the framework of the DARE (Disability Advocacy Research in Europe) project. This full-time position is funded by the European Commission and is available from 1 September 2019 to contract end date of 31 August 2022.

The DARE project aims to train the new generation of researchers in the field of disability rights, by embedding them in the top universities in this field, with exposure to key civil society organisations working at grassroots level to secure the rights of persons with disabilities. DARE researchers will be trained to identify law and policy challenges in the field and to adapt their research methods towards an innovative application that supports full participation and equality in diverse settings.

EASPD will host and support an Early Stage Researcher (ESR) who will also be enrolled as a PhD student at the University of Iceland with a co-supervisor at the National University of Ireland Galway. Courses will be offered at the University of Iceland and the ESR will participate in 5 network-wide training events in the course of the project and complete any additional training required to successfully carry out the research proposal.

Application package:

Overall information on the DARE project and each of the 5 different research positions available, the hosting organisations and awarding institutions for the PhD can be found on the University of Galway's official website

** Applications close at 23:59 GMT on 14 March 2019 **

For more information on the position and/or to discuss your research ideas please contact Ms Sabrina Ferraina, Policy Manager at EASPD: and Dr. Rannveig Traustadóttir, Professor and Director, at Centre for Disability Studies at the University of Iceland:

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